Read all of November 19 posts, featuring LCD Soundsystem, Daft Punk, Kid Sister & more.
It appears James Murphy wanted London Sessions to be a bit of a surprise, informing the press about its existence only five days before the release date. The live studio album includes songs from all three LCD Soundsystem records and will be available via iTunes only until Dec. 6. (Continue Reading)
Rap legend Ghostface Killah will release his ninth solo studio record The Apollo Kids on December 14, and new single “Together Baby” is just the first taste. On top of a chopped-up, 50s, doo-woppy sample, Ghostface tries to woo a young woman – “Your jeans fit nice! You just my type!” – while expostulating on his wealth and credibility (this verse comes complete with TD Bank reference). (Continue Reading)
Baltimore synth-poppers Future Islands bring their captivating, impossible-to-define sound back on an upcoming 7” to be split with Lonnie Walker. Their contribution is haunting, driving “In the Inkwell.” Melodramatic vocals (bringing to mind any number of British postpunk frontmen) and synths that sound tailor-made for Christmas music twine around sexy bass and driving drumbeats. (Continue Reading)
Another day, another sneak peak at Daft Punk‘s massively anticipated Tron Legacy soundtrack. In late September we got a twenty second peek at what sounds like the most Daft Punk -ish track of what we have heard from soundtrack. The full version of the song was given to Daft Punk fans who pre-ordered the upcoming Tron Legacy soundtrack. You can listen to the song below: (Continue Reading)
Guelph, Ontario based dreampop duo Memoryhouse will release their latest dazed, woozy single “Caregiver” digitally today. It’s a song as gentle, soft, and calming as its title – it sounds like someone bringing you soup when you’re sick on a winter morning and the sun’s coming in through the curtains. (Continue Reading)
LISTEN: Kid Sister – “Don’t Stop Movin’”
Chicago MC Kid Sister’s latest offering comes off hot electro label Fool’s Gold’s compilation LP, Vol. 1, released at the end of last month. “Don’t Stop Movin’” is the kind of straightforward hip-hop song whose intentions are revealed in its title – and it’s impossible to deny Kid Sister on this one. (Continue Reading)